Cloud Computing Series - Part II: SmartSheet Case Study

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WTIA Cloud Computing Series - Part II: Picnik Case Study. Presented by: Todd Fasullo, Director of Operations, SmartSheet.

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  • 1. Smartsheet.comAmazon Web Services Case Study Todd Fasullo Director Operations, Smartsheet.com

2. Agenda

  • Who is Smartsheet?
  • Quick Demo
  • How we use Amazon Web Services
    • Which services
    • Benefits to us and our customers

3. What is Smartsheet?

  • Smartsheet.com is an online service (SaaS) for managing any kind of work across personal, team, client, or on-demand work scenarios
  • Founded in 2005
    • 10 Employees
    • Over 50,000 companies have tried Smartsheet
    • Logins from 94+ countries in past year

4. Sample Use Cases

  • Project Management
    • Team Task List
    • Time Tracking
  • Legal & Finance
    • M&A Due Diligence
    • IPO Time & Resp.
  • Sales
    • Pipeline
    • Client Contact List
  • Product Mgmt
    • Issue/Bug Tracker
    • Enhancement List
  • Marketing
    • Event Planning
    • Dept. Goal Tracking
  • Personal
    • Wedding Planning
    • Home Remodel

5. Demo 6. AWS Services We Use

  • CloudFront
    • Implemented in Nov 2008 during beta period
  • S3 Document Attachments & Cache
    • Using since Nov 2006
  • Mechanical Turk
    • New Smartsourcing feature released this month

7. Requirements

  • 24 x 7
  • Secure
  • Scalable
  • Flexible
  • Integrate well with our current hosting infrastructure
    • Core application infrastructure is running on dedicated servers at hosting provider

Smartsheet 8. Benefits

  • Improved scalability and performance
    • Offload core infrastructure services to AWS
  • Cost effective solution for us and our customers
    • S3 was 5% cost of our initial projection for local storage at our hosting provider
    • CloudFront was < 1% cost of traditional CDN provider
    • No sales negotiation no long term contracts

Smartsheet 9. Considerations

  • Looking forward to see where CloudFront service is moving
    • SSL support is important to us
    • More cache flushing flexibility
  • Anxious for S3 Management Console
  • Sample code libraries are of varying quality

Smartsheet 10.

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